Socket.IO vs. Pusher vs. Fanout



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Description

What is Socket.IO?

Socket.IO enables real-time bidirectional event-based communication. It works on every platform, browser or device, focusing equally on reliability and speed.

What is Pusher?

Pusher is the category leader in delightful APIs for app developers building communication and collaboration features.

What is Fanout?

Fanout makes it easy to build realtime APIs and apps. The product is a cross between a reverse proxy and a message broker. Receivers subscribe to channels, and published data is delivered in realtime.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Socket.IO?
Why do you like Socket.IO?

Why do developers choose Pusher?
Why do you like Pusher?

Why do developers choose Fanout?
Why do you like Fanout?

Cons

What are the cons of using Socket.IO?
No Cons submitted yet for Socket.IO
Downsides of Socket.IO?

What are the cons of using Pusher?
No Cons submitted yet for Pusher
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What are the cons of using Fanout?
No Cons submitted yet for Fanout
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Pricing

How much does Socket.IO cost?
How much does Pusher cost?
Pusher Pricing
How much does Fanout cost?
Fanout Pricing

Companies

What companies use Socket.IO?
648 companies on StackShare use Socket.IO
What companies use Pusher?
150 companies on StackShare use Pusher
What companies use Fanout?
1 companies on StackShare use Fanout

Integrations

What tools integrate with Socket.IO?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Socket.IO
What tools integrate with Pusher?
7 tools on StackShare integrate with Pusher
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to Socket.IO, Pusher, and Fanout?

  • Firebase - The Realtime App Platform
  • Google Cloud Pub/Sub - Global service for real-time and reliable messaging and streaming data
  • PubNub - Build real-time apps quickly and scale them globally.
  • SignalR - A new library for ASP.NET developers that makes developing real-time web functionality easy.

See all alternatives to Socket.IO

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